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Farmers’ message to politicians

August 12, 2012 in West Central Tribune

REDWOOD FALLS Gene Stengel and Roger Dale sprinkled seasoning on pork chops, then grilled them to just the right temperature to serve to hungry Farmfest visitors.
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Farmers’ message to politicians: Work together

August 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Gene Stengel and Roger Dale sprinkled seasoning on pork chops, then grilled them to just the right temperature to serve to hungry Farmfest visitors. But they cranked up the heat while roasting politicians of all stripes, in Washington and St. Paul, because they cannot work together. Continue Reading

House candidates strive to please farmers

August 9, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

It is no surprise that U.S. House candidates speaking to farmers will say they support agriculture, but on Tuesday, six of them delivered subtle signs of differences. Continue Reading

Agriculture in United States losing ground in innovation

August 9, 2012 in West Central Tribune

GILFILLAN Funding for the basic research that makes American agriculture a world leader in innovation and production is stagnant if not in decline.
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U.S. House candidates’ support of ag differs

August 7, 2012 in West Central Tribune

REDWOOD FALLS It is no surprise that U.S. House candidates speaking to farmers will say they support agriculture, but on Tuesday, six of them delivered subtle signs of differences.
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Senator claims Gov. Dayton popped pills in meeting (video)

August 7, 2012 in West Central Tribune

REDWOOD FALLS — A Republican state senator running for Congress says Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton popped pills during a meeting earlier this year. Continue Reading

Farm family honored

July 25, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

Mahlberg clan to be feted Aug. 4 at Farmfest
WORTHINGTON Rolf Mahlberg is rather humbled by his family’s recent selection as Nobles County’s Farm Family of the Year because, as he says, he only farms a few hundred acres and once had a small livestock operation on the family’s farm site in Bigelow Township. Continue Reading

Farmfest produces interesting political discussions

August 6, 2010 in Worthington Daily Globe

MORGAN If Minnesota farmers are as successful producing crops as this year’s Farmfest was at producing political news, grain elevators had better expand their capacity this fall. Continue Reading

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Pawlenty says feds need to leave farmers alone

August 5, 2010 in INFORUM

MORGAN, Minn. The federal government is sticking its nose into farmers’ business and hurting Minnesota agriculture in the process, Tim Pawlenty said Thursday after delivering his final FarmFest speech as governor. Continue Reading

Pawlenty says government needs to leave farmers alone

August 5, 2010 in West Central Tribune

MORGAN The federal government is sticking its nose into farmers’ business, and hurting Minnesota agriculture in the process, Tim Pawlenty said Thursday after delivering his final FarmFest speech as governor.
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